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At The Academy we do not authorise any holiday booked in term time and since September 2013 Government instruction has stated that no holidays in term time can be authorised.

Term Dates for The Harefield Academy 2016/17

Autumn term 2016

(See below staff training days this term on 5 and 6 September and 21 October 2016)

  • Term starts: Monday 5 September 2016
  • Years 7 and 11 start: Wednesday 7 September 2016
  • Years 8, 9 and 10 start: Thursday 8 September 2016
  • Sixth Form start: Friday 9 September 2016
  • Half Term: 24 October 2016 to 28 October 2016
  • Term ends: Wednesday 21 December 2016

Spring term 2017

(See below staff training day this term on 3 January 2017)

  • Term starts: Tuesday 3 January 2017 (INSET day)
  • Term starts for students: Wednesday 4 January
  • Half Term: 13 February 2017 to 17 February 2017
  • Term ends: Friday 31 March 2017

Summer term 2017

(See below staff training day this term on 26 April 2017)

  • Term starts: Tuesday 18 April 2017
  • Half Term: 29 May 2017 to 2 June 2017
  • Term ends: Friday 21 July 2017

Staff training days

  • Monday 5 September 2016 (first day of the new academic year)
  • Tuesday 6 September 2016 (second day of the new academic year)
  • Friday 21 October 2016 (last day of the first half-term)
  • Tuesday 3 January 2017 (first day of the spring term)
  • Wednesday 26 April 2017

Bank holidays

 2017

  • New Year Day Sunday 1 January
  • Good Friday 14 April
  • Easter Monday 17 April
  • May Day Holiday Monday 1 May
  • Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29 May
  • Summer Bank Holiday Monday 28 August
  • Christmas Day Monday 25 December
  • Boxing Day Tuesday 26 December

2018

  • New Years Day 1 January
  • Good Friday 30 March
  • Easter Monday 2 April
  • May Day Holiday 7 May
  • Spring Bank Holiday 28 May

Term Dates for The Harefield Academy 2017/18

Autumn term 2017

Note: There will be another INSET day in the second half of the summer term - date to be confirmed shortly

  • Monday 4 September 2017 - INSET day (no students on site)
  • Tuesday 5 September - First day of term for Years 7 and 12
  • Wednesday 6 September - First day for Years 8, 9, 10 and 11
  • Monday 23 October to Friday 27 October - Half term
  • Monday 30 October - INSET day (no students on site)
  • Friday 15 December - End of term

Spring term 2018

  • Tuesday 2 January - INSET day (no students on site)
  • Wednesday 3 January - First day of spring term
  • Monday 12 February 2018 to Friday 16 February 2018 - Half term
  • Wednesday 28 March - End of term for all students
  • Thursday 29 March - INSET day (no students on site)

Summer term 2018

  • Monday 16 April - Term starts
  • Monday 28 May  to Friday 1 June - Half term
  • Friday 20 July - End of term/year